Printing and Sharing
urban at teststation.com
Tue Mar 6 21:20:49 GMT 2001
On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Nestler, David J. wrote:
> [root at localhost /]# smbmount //jdph5/i$ <file://jdph5/i$> /mnt/smb -o
> tree connect failed: ERRDOS - ERRnosuchshare (You specified an invalid share
> SMB connection failed
[ Could you please fix your mailer not to translate // into file:// ...
Failing that, why not report it as a bug to the vendor? Or use something
that works. I assume that the jdph5 bit should only be listed once? ]
Since smbclient works, could you post the commandline you use for that?
I do lots of smbmount '//jdph5/i$' ... mounts, but I don't think the ' are
really necessary. Doesn't hurt to try.
> Now I know that the share on jdph5 is correct, because I can browse it using
> smbclient. So I'm wondering if I'm using the wrong command, or if I need to
> make /mnt/smb a shared filespace, if so how do I do that?
What is a shared filespace? /mnt/smb needs to exist, that is all.
> Also wondering about printers....I've got all the access rights and so
> forth, but I need to mount some printers...and I'm little more then confused
> on how to do this. Any help on either of these two issues is much
You don't mount printers ... well, most people don't.
You can configure your lpd to print to a remote smb printer (I assume the
printer is connected to some smb server?) I assume most linux
distributions have some tool to configure printing. I have only done this
on RH which uses the printtool command and then print filters use
smbclient to do the printing (file transmission).
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